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AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech2014)

13 - 17 January 2014
Location: National Harbor, Maryland
Venue: Gaylord National

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AIAA thanks the sponsors of its Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech2014):

Lockheed Martin, Airbus, Boeing, and The Dunmore Corp.

See you next year in Kissimmee, Florida, 5-9 January 2015!

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Download the (2014) Final Program (13.6 Mb PDF)


The effects of future government R&D funding, the increasing cost and complexity of design, and the challenges of maintaining an educated workforce in a rapidly-changing, technology environment have been identified as critical topics for the future of aerospace. These important issues will be addressed by the industry’s leaders at SciTech2014 – the largest event for aerospace research, development, and technology in the world.



Frank Kendall Rick Ambrose C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr. Jim Albaugh
Frank Kendall
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
 Richard F. (Rick) Ambrose
Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
 C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr.
President, National Academy of Engineering
 Jim Albaugh
Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (retired)


Robert Braun Arati Prabhakar Chaka Fattah Michael Gazarik
Robert Braun
David and Andrew Lewis Professor of Space Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology
 Arati Prabhakar
Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
 Chaka Fattah
Congressman, 2nd District of Pennsylvania, United States House of Representatives
 Michael Gazarik
Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate


Robert A. Pearce Jaiwon Shin Marion Blakey Scott Pace
Robert A. Pearce
Director of Strategy, Architecture and Analysis, NASA
 Jaiwon Shin
Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, NASA
 Marion C. Blakey
President and Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace Industries Association
 Scott Pace
Director, Space Policy Institute Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University


Mark Lewis John J. Tracy Michael Ryschkewitsch Ray Johnson
Mark J. Lewis
Director, The Science and Technology Policy Institute, Institute for Defense Analyses
 John J. Tracy
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations & Technology, The Boeing Company
 Michael Ryschkewitsch
NASA Chief Engineer, Office of the Chief Engineer, NASA
 Ray O. Johnson
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Lockheed Martin Corporation


Stephen Fleming Jason Dunn David Thompson Tylko
Stephen Fleming
Vice President & Executive Director, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech
 Jason Dunn
Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer, Made in Space
 David W. Thompson
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Orbital Sciences Corporation
 John Tylko
Chief Innovation Officer, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation


Gansler Avila John P. Bergeron Bodony-Daniel
Jacques S. Gansler
Vice President for Research, Professor and Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise, Director, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
 Carl Avila
Director of Advanced Weapons and Missile Systems, Boeing Defense, Space, and Security
 John P. Bergeron
Director, Raytheon Six Sigma Engineering, Technology & Mission Assurance, Raytheon Company
 Daniel J. Bodony
Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Affiliate Professor of Mechanical Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Romig Nicolai David Radcliffe Edward J. Hoffman
Alton (Al) Romig
Vice President, Engineering and Advanced Systems, Chief Skunk, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
 Leland Nicolai
Technical Fellow, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
 David Radcliffe
Professor and Head, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University
 Edward J. Hoffman
NASA Chief Knowledge Officer and APPEL Director


Vigor Yang Pines Schneider Hedden
Vigor Yang
Chair, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
 Darryll J. Pines
Farvardin Professor and Dean, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
 Larry A. Schneider
Vice President and Chief Project Engineer, 777 Program, The Boeing Company
 Carole Rickard Hedden
Editorial Director, Aviation Week Executive Intelligence


Ed_Morris Susilla Flite Eric-MacDonald
Ed Morris
Director, National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute and Vice President, National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (invited)
 Paul Susalla
Manager of Rapid (Additive) Manufacturing, Ford Motor Company
 William Flite
Senior Manager, Hardware Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing at Lockheed Martin Corporation
 Eric MacDonald
Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineer, Associate Director, W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, University of Texas at El Paso (invited)


Arrington Kate Stambaugh Elias_Antonio  
Allen Arrington
Test Engineer, NASA Glenn Research Center
 Kate Stambaugh
Space Systems Engineer, JHU Applied Physics Lab
 Antonio L. Elias
Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Orbital Sciences Corporation


Biswa Sophia Bright    
Rupak Biswas
Deputy Director, Exploration Technology Directorate, Manager, High End Computing Capability (HECC) Project, NASA Ames Research Center
 Sophia Bright
Executive Assistant - GS&S Engineering, The Boeing Company